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If you think house cleaning is just for Cinderella, this roundup of the best cleaning products to add to your wedding registry might not be for you. But, if shiny countertops make you happy and your floors are so clean you can eat off of them — read on.
All too often, brides-to be can get caught up registering for housewares and appliances — forgetting that their registry is the perfect place to step up their cleaning game, too. After all, for the many couples who are soon to be living together for the first time, you'll need to start with the basics to keep your new shared space spic and span. From vacuums to hampers and beyond, check out our favorite registry items for neat freak brides everywhere.
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Shark Steam Mop
Say goodbye to your old manual mop and splashing dirty water. The Shark Steam Mop, available in a few varieties and models, cleans and disinfects all hard floors, leaving them gleaming AND eliminating 99.9% of bacteria and germs. With so many advantages over the traditional mop and bucket, once you use this steam mop, you'll never use another kind again. ('Lift Away' steam pocket mop, $89, Shark available at Amazon)
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As a leading vacuum manufacturer, Dyson combines the latest technologies with efficiency and ease for these dynamic machines. Whether you prefer a canister, upright, cord free, or hands free vacuum, Dyson has a dirt and dust sucking solution for everyone. With each machine comes a free 2 or 5-year warranty (depending on the model) and there are endless accessories to help purify air, access hard-to-reach spots, and more. (Ball multi floor vaccuum, $299, Dyson)
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Bona Ultimate Hardwood Floor Care
Hard wood floors are easy to love, and hard to clean properly. Streaks and stains are enough to discourage even the most avid cleaner. Enter: Bona Ultimate Hardwood Floor Care. This innovative product is biodegradable, nontoxic, and leaves no films or residue after cleaning your hardwood floors. ('Ultimate Hardwood Floor' cleaning kit, $60, Bona available at Target)
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Something that can make laundry a little less annoying? Yes please!
Available in tons of textures, materials and colors to suit any décor, this hamper allows you to sort your dirty clothes by his/hers, colors/whites, dry clean/machine wash, and more. By organizing your clothes as you store them, you take a bit of work out of the laundering process, and who doesn't want that? ('Dixon' large bamboo hamper, $169, Crate & Barrel)
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Simplehuman Trash Can
Aiming to simplify life's day-to-day tasks, Simplehuman hopes to streamline chores and help people live more efficiently. Both their sensor and pedal operated trash cans have custom fit liners to make disposing of trash a hands-free, stress-free chore. Taking out the trash just got a whole lot easier, and less messy! (38 litre rectangular step can, $130, simplehuman)
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